Maintenance and Security Assistant

$15.00 hourly
  • Little Priest Tribal college
  • 601 E. College Drive, Winnebago, NE 68071
  • Feb 15, 2024
Full time Education

Job Description

Opening Date: December 6th, 2023                                       Closing Date: Until Filled
Position: Maintenance Specialist                               FLSA Status: Hourly/Non Exempt
Department: Security/Housing/Maintenance                                                Job Status: Full-time (40 hrs./week)
Work Schedule: Day and/or Evening Hrs.                            Salary: $15.00 per hour, D.O.E.
Reports To: Justin McCauley, Director of Security/Housing/Maintenance  
Organization and Location:
This position is located at 601 East College Drive, Winnebago, NE, 68071

Purpose of Position:
The Maintenance Specialist will assist in performing general maintenance, safety, and security essential functions to ensure the facilities, employees, and students are in a safe, secure, and orderly environment. In this position, work will be completed as requested by the Director of Security/Housing/Maintenance, assisting and support to maintenance with daily activities and projects.  This position will assist with securing the premises and personnel by patrolling the property and inspecting buildings, equipment, and entry points. The position will work towards meeting the mission statement and purpose of the Security/Housing/Maintenance Department and the College.

This position is for 8 hours per day, 5 days a week for a total of 40 hours per week.  Must be able to work the day and/or evening hours.  There will be times when later nights, long hours, or weekends may be required.  Will work with students to schedule working hours around class schedules.

Job Responsibilities:
Meet the objectives of the college as established by college officials;
Secure premises and personnel by patrolling property, monitoring surveillance equipment, inspecting buildings, equipment and locking and unlocking facilities;
Prevent losses and damages by reporting irregularities, trespassers, etc.
Assist the maintenance department in securing an area during a maintenance emergency;
Maintain a professional and effective relationship with the local police and fire departments;
Ability to work and maintain control in stressful situations;
Log all security activities;
Complete reports for all incidents on the appropriate form(s) by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses and obtaining signatures; review incident(s) with supervisor;
Respond to emergencies on college property, report all safety hazards, and cooperate with tribal and local law enforcement as required;
Attend all college training sessions, staff meetings, and functions on or off campus when requested;
Maintain confidentiality of records and security incidents at all times;
Help to maintain a clean and attractive campus;
Assist in maintaining the overall physical environment of campus buildings;
Perform basic maintenance functions such as painting, cleaning, snow removal, mowing, janitorial duties, and other job-related tasks essential to this function;
Strong desire to assist staff, instructors, and students;
Close up campus buildings by ensuring they are locked and alarms are properly set.


Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
Complete assignments, projects, and tasks from inception to completion;
Attention to detail and accuracy;
Maintain confidentiality;
Maintain good working relationships with employees and the public;
Prepare incident reports;
Communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing;
Enjoy working with students on campus and in the dorms

High school diploma or GED required; Associate’s degree preferred;
Possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Tribe’s insurance company;
Ability to stand and/or walk for up to eight hours per shift;
Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more;
Good attendance and report on time to work;
One-to-two years’ experience working in a security position field; a certificate indicating completion of a security course would be a plus.

You can visit us on the web at to complete an online application. Applicants can also submit a paper application to Human Resources, Little Priest Tribal College, P.O. Box 270, Winnebago, NE 68071 or email to

*Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact LPTC through the Federal Relay System at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
At LPTC, we are committed to hiring a workforce that is as diverse and inclusive as the people and communities we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment practices are free of discrimination. Indian preference applies. All other applicants have equal opportunities for employment irrespective of their race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. LPTC will uphold these principles and ensure that this philosophy is administered appropriately. Arrangements for reasonable accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Little Priest Tribal College is an Equal Opportunity Employer